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Spain shines as Europe’s ideal sustainable travel

Spain shines as Europe’s ideal sustainable travel and second home destination Lonely Planet has just ranked Spain as among the top ten destinations in the world for sustainable travel, as part of its Best in Travel 2024. The country’s commitment to biodiversity and the fact that “new cycle paths, electric buses and train routes offer […]

“Sea” Development Launched

“Sea” Development Launched Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has launched a new development – called Mare – just a four-minute stroll from the seafront in Marbella. The launch comes as the firm reveals that all but seven homes at its nearby development Terra have sold out within nine months. Andalusia’s sun-drenched blend of beaches, lively towns and cities, superb […]

Taylor Wimpey España launches new Marbella development

Taylor Wimpey España launches new Marbella development in response to strong demand Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has launched Mare, a new development close to the seafront in Marbella. The new Mare development (“mare” meaning “sea” in Latin) is in San Pedro de Alcántara, close to the beach and minutes from Puerto Banus and Marbella. […]

September sunshine in Spain

September sunshine in Spain: second home owners hit the fairways Spain welcomed a record-breaking 10.1 million visitors in July 2023, according to the country’s National Statistics Institute (INE). Visitor numbers were up 11.4% compared with July 2022, while tourist spending was up by 16.4%. The figures mean that 47.6 million foreign tourists have now visited […]

Magical Mallorca set to charm visitors this autumn

Magical Mallorca set to charm visitors this autumn as the summer crowds recede From peaceful streets in Palma to beaches with barely anyone on them, Mallorca takes on a magical serenity as autumn unfolds. For second homeowners, it can be the ideal time to enjoy the island’s sunshine and scenery, minus the frenetic buzz of […]

British appetite for second homes in Spain

British appetite for second homes in Spain grows over the summer months From holiday searches to second homes, Spain is winning big right now when it comes to courting Britons’ favour. Visitor numbers are soaring, with Spain’s national statistics institute (INE) recording more than 1.82 million British visitors in May 2023 (compared to 1.65 million […]

Why you should visit Majorca

Majorca (next to Menorca) has been revealed as the top European destination for British travellers this summer, based on Expedia’s hotel search data. What is it about this majestic island that makes it so enduringly popular with holidaymakers? Nature—in every form Mountains, valleys, beautiful beaches… if you like feeling at one with nature, Majorca is […]

Holidaymakers viewing show homes in Spain

Show homes in Spain: “Steady stream” of holidaymakers viewing this summer For some holidaymakers, a trip to Spain is the start of a more long-term relationship with the country. Sales and Marketing Director at leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España observes: “Many of our buyers combine their first viewing of a show home with a […]

Sustainable approach to second homes in Spain

A more sustainable approach to second homes in Spain Spanish housebuilder focuses on choosing natural materials and prioritising products from local suppliers, following an increased demand for sustainable second homes. Sustainability is a big concern for an increasing number of holiday homebuyers, according to Spanish housebuilder Taylor Wimpey España. With this in mind, the firm […]

Live On Costa del Sol

House Buyers Desperate To Live On Costa del Sol The desire to live in Spain’s Costa del Sol appears to have reached new heights with a surge in off-plan sales. According to information from developer Taylor Wimpey Spain on Wednesday, July 19, more than 30 nationalities, including Spaniards, have acquired a home, writes La Opinión de […]

Holidaymakers viewing show homes

“Steady stream” of holidaymakers viewing show homes in Spain this summer For some holidaymakers, a trip to Spain is the start of a more long-term relationship with the country. Sales and Marketing Director at leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España observes: “Many of our buyers combine their first viewing of a show home with […]

Explore Spain’s Costa Blanca coastline

Why you need to explore Spain’s Costa Blanca coastline From the bustling Alicante and the luxurious villas of Gran Alacant to the stunning beach of Jávea, here’s why you need to experience Spain’s Costa Blanca coastline From Gandia in the north of the region to Torrevieja in the south, the Costa Blanca is awash with stunning beaches, charming towns […]

Showcases A-rated second homes in Spain

A-rated second homes The homebuilder reports increasing demand for sustainable properties Aerothermal energy, water-saving measures and local, natural materials all playing key roles Energy certificate A-rated homes delivered in tune with local settings and contexts Sustainability and eco-friendliness are top concerns for an increasing number of holiday home buyers, according to leading Spanish home builder Taylor […]

What does half a million pounds buy you in Spain?

What does half a million pounds buy you in Spain? Summer is a busy time of year for companies that sell holiday homes overseas. As holidaymakers spend time abroad during July and August, many consider purchasing a property in their favourite destination. Of those foreign buyers who go ahead and buy a home in Spain, […]

Where to buy your dream Spanish holiday home

Where to buy your dream Spanish holiday home The British love affair with Spain endures, despite Brexit. Its sun-drenched coastlines remain our go-to escape for an outdoor lifestyle, whether you seek to slow down a gear or party long into the balmy night. British buyers bought nearly 10,000 properties during 2022, according to the Registrars […]

The benefits of buying second homes sustainably

The benefits of buying second homes sustainably on the Costa del Sol The Costa del Sol welcomed more than 12.4 million visitors in 2022, as tourists flocked to the region to enjoy its beaches, golf courses, rich cultural life and, of course, plentiful sunshine. Many of those who visit regularly purchase holiday homes in the […]

Beach: lifelong mental wellbeing benefits

Beach mental benefits: Time by the sea during childhood = better mental health in adulthood (ECEHH) Lakes, rivers and other blue spaces also contribute to health and wellbeing Taylor Wimpey España buyers benefit from sunshine as well as blue spaces Every parent wants to do the best for their children, including for their health and […]

Is it time to discover Mallorca?

Discover Mallorca: Mallorca has been in the spotlight recently, with Nicole Kidman posting a series of images on her Instagram, showcasing the island’s beauty. Fellow celebs Michelle Pfeiffer and Reese Witherspoon were quick to comment on how “beautiful” and “amazing” the island looked. Now, budget travel company Jet2 has opened up Mallorca to those without […]

Exploring sustainable homes on the Costa Blanca

Sustainable homes The issue of sustainability is weighing increasingly on second home buyers’ minds, according to leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España. Always ahead of the curve when it comes to anticipating clients’ demands, the company has implemented a range of energy-saving and other eco-friendly measures across the developments it is building.   Focusing […]

Taylor Wimpey: A-rated sustainable homes

Sustainable homes Sustainability and eco-friendliness are top concerns for an increasing number of holiday home buyers, according to leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España. With this in mind, the firm is showcasing three different takes on building second homes sustainably, in the Costa del Sol, Mallorca and Costa Blanca. Sales and Marketing Director Marc Pritchard […]

View a show home while on holiday

View Show Home: How to get the best out of viewing a show home while on holiday. With many holidaymakers planning to view show homes when they travel overseas this summer, leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has shared some top tips on how to get the best out of such viewings. “Viewing a […]

Buying Property In Spain, Viewing Show Homes

Buying Property In Spain: Taylor Wimpey España, offering top tips for holidaymakers seeking second homes overseas. ‘With many holidaymakers planning to view show homes when they travel overseas this summer, leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has shared some top tips on how to get the best out of such viewings. Viewing a show […]

TWE celebrates selling homes on the Costa del Sol

Taylor Wimpey España celebrates selling more than 2,500 second homes on the Costa del Sol As Spain’s Costa del Sol prepares to welcome another influx of tourists over the summer season, leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España has revealed that it has sold more than 2,500 homes in the region since the company was […]

World-class golf resorts drive home ownership

Golf resorts and new homes in Spain  A study by IE University and the Spanish Golf Courses Association has shown that golf tourists have invested €4.2 billion in Spanish property, purchasing more than 280,000 homes. Britons top the list of foreigners taking to the fairways in Spain, while Irish golfers are the ones who spend […]

THE LURE OF THE COSTA DEL SOL

THE LURE OF THE COSTA DEL SOL Spain is home to huge regional variety. In this recent interview, Marc Pritchard, Director of Sales and Marketing at Taylor Wimpey España, shares his insights into one of the country’s most popular destinations – the Costa del Sol. Which areas of Spain are particularly attractive to Polish second home […]

Going off the beaten track … to residences Istán

Residences Istán: Going off the beaten track … to Istán Foreigners’ appetite for property in Spain shot back up in 2022, hitting 13.75% of all home purchases in the country, according to the Colegio Registradores. The figure marks an increase of 2.95% over 2021 and breaks a five-year trend of foreigners making up a falling […]

Spain, country with top award-winning beaches

Spain award beaches: the country with the most award-winning beaches in Europe THE EUROPEAN country with the highest number of Blue Flag beaches has been revealed. It’s good news for Brits, as it’s one of the closest countries to the UK and one of our favourite holiday destinations. Spain has kept its title as the […]

Spain golf holiday destination

Spain stars as Europe’s budget-friendly golf holiday destination Families seeking a budget-friendly golf holiday destination to enjoy this year are setting their sights on Spain. Tourist arrivals in February were up by 35.9% year-on-year, with 4.32 arrivals during the month, according to the Spanish National Statistics Institute (INE). Arrivals from the UK were up by […]

Golf Property News

Golf property News: Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Resort celebrate joint venture renewal Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Golf Resort are celebrating the renewal of their joint venture, which has already led to the construction of more than 400 homes in Spain’s Costa del Sol region. La Cala Resort hosted a cocktail reception […]

Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Resort celebrate joint venture renewal

Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Golf Resort are celebrating the renewal of their joint venture, which has already led to the construction of more than 400 homes in Spain’s Costa del Sol region. La Cala Resort hosted a cocktail reception on March 31 to celebrate the enduring partnership, with the Mayor of Mijas […]

Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Resort celebrate joint venture renewal

Plans in place for more than 600 additional homes at La Cala Mayor of Mijas to attend a reception to celebrate the renewed partnership Taylor Wimpey España has already generated sales revenue of over €150 million at La Cala Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España and the prestigious La Cala Golf Resort are celebrating the renewal […]

Taylor Wimpey and La Cala Resort celebration

Taylor Wimpey España and La Cala Resort celebration: joint venture renewal Plans in place for more than 600 additional homes at La Cala Mayor of Mijas to attend a reception to celebrate the renewed partnership Taylor Wimpey España has already generated sales revenue of over €150 million at La Cala Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey […]

Costa Blanca or the Costa del Sol this Summer?

Battle of the Costas… Should You Head to the Costa Blanca or the Costa del Sol this Summer? The Spanish Costas deliver sunshine, beaches and relaxation aplenty. But if you’re heading to Spain this summer, should you set your sights on the Costa Blanca or the Costa del Sol. The Spanish Costas deliver sunshine, beaches […]

Spain 2nd most attractive property destination

Spain named 2nd most attractive property destination in world for international investors Knight Frank Wealth Report highlights Spain’s international appeal The report coincides with Taylor Wimpey España’s investment of €35 million in 2 new developments Homes at La Mar and Breeze are due for completion in 2025 The latest Knight Frank Wealth Report has named […]

Beach can deliver lifelong mental benefits

How days on the beach can deliver lifelong mental wellbeing benefits Time by the sea during childhood = better mental health in adulthood (ECEHH) Lakes, rivers and other blue spaces also contribute to health and wellbeing Taylor Wimpey España buyers benefit from sunshine as well as blue spaces Every parent wants to do the best […]

Is it time to discover Mallorca?

Is it time to discover Mallorca? By Marc Pritchard, Sales and Marketing Director at Taylor Wimpey España and decades-long Mallorca resident. Mallorca has been in the spotlight recently, with Nicole Kidman posting a series of images on her Instagram, showcasing the island’s beauty. Fellow celebs Michelle Pfeiffer and Reese Witherspoon were quick to comment on […]

‘Digital nomads’ can now live in Spain

‘Digital nomads’ can now live in Spain with their families — if they earn enough Hopping between tapas bars in Madrid, gorging on art and culture in Barcelona or simply soaking up the sun in the Canary Islands. For most people, those beat awkward conversations by the water cooler in a lonely suburban office park. […]

MALLORCA’S CELEBRITY CONNECTIONS

MALLORCA’S CELEBRITY CONNECTIONS Nicole Kidman’s Instagram feed was bursting with stunning pictures of Mallorca earlier this month, as the superstar enjoyed a break in the Balearics. Captioning her pics with “Loving Mallorca” and “Beautiful Mallorca,” Kidman was clearly wowed by the island’s charms. And she is far from the first celebrity to fall in love […]

Marbella looks forward to a bumper 2023

Marbella looks forward to a bumper 2023, with visitors staying longer and spending more From hoteliers to home builders to tourism professionals, there are plenty of people projecting a bumper summer for Marbella this year. The city, which is a popular destination for luxury breaks, has already recovered its hotel occupancy to 2019 levels. Now, […]

Costa del Sol: golf destination

Costa del Sol shines as Europe’s winning golf destination Golfing hotspots don’t come much better than Spain’s Costa del Sol – or the Costa del Golf, as many players refer to it. Players have been flocking to the area’s sun-kissed fairways for nearly a century after the Real Club de Campo opened its doors in […]

Taylor Wimpey home completions jump 77%

Firm completed 381 homes in Spain in 2022 – up 77% from 2021 Average selling price for 2022 was €383k Cost of living in Spain is now 17.3% cheaper than in UK (Numbeo) Leading Spanish home builder Taylor Wimpey España completed 381 homes during 2022, across locations including the Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca, Mallorca and Ibiza. […]

New 2023 show homes revealed

Only 2 key-ready Taylor Wimpey España homes available, as new 2023 show homes revealed Taylor Wimpey España follows bumper 2022 with new show homes for 2023 All developments will host personal and virtual visits Britons remain top foreign buyers of Spanish property (Colegio Registradores) Property sales in 2022 were so strong that leading Spanish home builder Taylor […]

Only 2 key-ready Taylor Wimpey homes available

Only 2 key-ready Taylor Wimpey España homes available, as new 2023 show homes revealed Taylor Wimpey España follows bumper 2022 with new show homes for 2023 All developments will host personal and virtual visits Britons remain top foreign buyers of Spanish property (Colegio Registradores)  Property sales in 2022 were so strong that leading Spanish home […]

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